Inmate threw hot water over guard at Portland Young Offender Institute

Dorset Echo: Inmate threw hot water over guard at Portland Young Offender Institute Inmate threw hot water over guard at Portland Young Offender Institute

AN INMATE threw hot water over a prison guard in an attack at Portland Young Offender Institution, a court heard.

Brian Maswaya, 32, admitted assault occasioning actual bodily harm at a hearing at Dorchester Crown Court.

Maswaya, who has since been transferred to HMP Bristol and is serving a prison sentence on other matters, appeared at the court via video link.

Prosecutor Carolyn Branford-Wood told the court that during the assault on November 24 last year, Maswaya was being led back to his cell when he asked if he could get some hot water to make a drink as the electrics were faulty.

She said: “When the defendant returned he was swinging a bucket back and forward. The prison officer instantly knew what was going to happen.”

The hearing was adjourned for further reports to be prepared.

Mawaya will be sentenced at Dorchester Crown Court on April 11.

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11:51am Tue 18 Mar 14

shy talk says...

Why are we allowed to post comments? When this case is on going awaiting reports for sentencing. As with all other court cases the Echo reports, comments cannot be posted until judgement has been made and a sentence is passed down.
Why are we allowed to post comments? When this case is on going awaiting reports for sentencing. As with all other court cases the Echo reports, comments cannot be posted until judgement has been made and a sentence is passed down. shy talk
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3:20pm Tue 18 Mar 14

oldbrock says...

shy talk wrote:
Why are we allowed to post comments? When this case is on going awaiting reports for sentencing. As with all other court cases the Echo reports, comments cannot be posted until judgement has been made and a sentence is passed down.
no matter what reports or sentencing, the results will NOT reflect the potential harm this individual caused and in any case this is, at the moment, a free society, this person was already in prison and as such, despite some individuals wanting them to have votes and a cushy life, should have all rights as a member of society, suspended, had he kept his nose clean and just done his sentence, this story would never have needed to be printed or the chance given to pass comment?
[quote][p][bold]shy talk[/bold] wrote: Why are we allowed to post comments? When this case is on going awaiting reports for sentencing. As with all other court cases the Echo reports, comments cannot be posted until judgement has been made and a sentence is passed down.[/p][/quote]no matter what reports or sentencing, the results will NOT reflect the potential harm this individual caused and in any case this is, at the moment, a free society, this person was already in prison and as such, despite some individuals wanting them to have votes and a cushy life, should have all rights as a member of society, suspended, had he kept his nose clean and just done his sentence, this story would never have needed to be printed or the chance given to pass comment? oldbrock
  • Score: 4

3:45pm Tue 18 Mar 14

killerkelly1980 says...

Why was a 32 year old being held in a YOUNG offenders institute?
Why was a 32 year old being held in a YOUNG offenders institute? killerkelly1980
  • Score: 11

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